It’s impossible. You try to have any kind of relationship with your family with a man or with a friend and you have to be on the phone and the Internet the entire time.
If only I wasn’t an atheist I could get away with anything. You’d just ask for forgiveness and then you’d be forgiven. It sounds much better than having to live with guilt.
I don’t think that you can fake warmth. You can fake lust jealousy anger those are all quite easy. But actual genuine warmth? I don’t think you can fake it.
But acting is very much a profession that is you’re hot one moment and not the next – and that is totally cool. I think that’s what I find most fascinating and most exciting about it – is that it can be gone in a puff of smoke.
All through my life what I’ve loved doing is watching movies. I love the escapism of film I love stories. So it is incredible to be able to be in them as much as I am to see them from the first stitch in a costume to the end product.
I didn’t know this about myself but when ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ came out I realised that I didn’t enjoy a huge amount of recognition. I didn’t react to it well but I think life is about finding out who you are and what you like. So I started doing independent movies and art-house films instead.
Well the thing about great fictional characters from literature and the reason that they’re constantly turned into characters in movies is that they completely speak to what makes people human.